Tom vs. Emeril: Turkeypocalypse The foodies serve up assorted dumplings featuring various global tastes. Then, it's a battle between Emeril Lagasse and Tom Colicchio when the two celebrity chefs lead teams in a grand-scale Thanksgiving-theme challenge. Guest judge: Dana Cowin.
50's Food Flashback The chefs must work with two slabs of beef. Later, they reinvent a 1950s menu and serve up classic fare.
Pike Place Pickle The chefs' culinary skills are tested at Seattle's Pike Place Market. Included: They must please palates with rare ingredients.
Even The Famous Come Home The chefs' ability to share is put to the test when their genealogy inspires dishes. Later, they must cater a homecoming party for celebrity couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt. Rick Moonen is the guest judge.
Foiled Again An entire pantry wrapped in aluminum foil tests the chefs. Also: head-to-head battles. Former contestant Stephanie Izard is the guest judge.
Jalapeno Business The foodies harvest oysters and then prepare them for judge Emeril Lagasse. Later, they serve up fare for a Seattle sports team???and host Padma Lakshmi makes an appearance on roller skates.
Something's Fishy The contestants' knife skills are put to the test. Later, memorable moments in "Top Chef" history are recalled and celebrated. Judges include Wolfgang Puck, Wylie Dufresne, Jonathan Waxman and Chris Cosentino.
Battle Before The War The foodies set out to impress celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. Then, the sweeping and traditional "Restaurant Wars" challenge kicks off, as the group offers new culinary concepts at a Seattle food event.
Restaurant Wars The men square off against the women in the all-encompassing "Restaurant Wars" challenge. Here, eateries are built from the ground up and the chefs try to please the palate of restaurateur Danny Meyer.
Wolfgang Clucks Sushi dishes test the chefs. Later, they prepare a fried-chicken dinner for a table of culinary judges that includes David Chang, Michelle Bernstein, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.
Chefs At Sea The chefs set sail for Alaska on a cruise ship, where they must transform iceberg lettuce into a tasty bite-size appetizer. Later, they reinvent the classic surf-and-turf dish. Curtis Stone is the guest judge.
Kings Of Alaska The foodies dock in Juneau, Alaska, and must prove their culinary worth with a local delicacy, king crab. Then, they're tasked with giving their own spin to salmon-and-sourdough dishes. Sean Brock is the guest judge.
Glacial Gourmand Adventure awaits the chefs in a glacial-theme test. Later, a meal prepared by Emeril Lagasse and guest judge Roy Choi sets the stage for an elimination challenge.
Finale, Part 1 The remaining chefs showcase their culinary skills at an eatery in Los Angeles owned by Tom Colicchio, who serves as kitchen facilitator. Guest judges: John Besh and Martin Yan.